Altar Municipality

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Altar (municipality)
Country  Mexico
State Sonora
Capital Altar
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,049
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Altar (municipality) is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico.[1] The municipality had a 2010 census population of 9,049 inhabitants, the vast majority of whom lived in the municipal seat of Altar, which had a population of 7,927 inhabitants. There are no other localities with over 1,000 inhabitants.

Towns and villages[edit]

The largest localities (cities, towns, and villages) are:[2]

Name 2010 Census Population
Altar 7,927
Llano Blanco (Rancho Seco) 460
16 de Septiembre 296
Total Municipality 9,049

Adjacent municipalities and counties[edit]


  1. ^ "-". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved April 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ 2010 census tables: INEGI

Coordinates: 30°43′N 111°50′W / 30.717°N 111.833°W / 30.717; -111.833